On December 4, 2004, LORETTA M. (nee Hickson); beloved wife of Ernest R. Hamilton, Sr.; devoted mother of Mary Ellen Bularz and her husband Raymond, Diane Pawlak and her husband Lee and Ernest R. Hamilton, Jr. and his wife Debbie. Also survived by seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Friends will gather at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 9 A.M. Thursday for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment in Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery. Visiting hours Wednesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association Central Maryland Chapter, 1850 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21093.